ROME Citizen Bike 16" 1-speed Ultra-Light Folding Bike

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Citizen Bike Combination Cable Lock for folding bikes.
folding bike basket
folding bicycle led light kit
folding bike water bottle cage
Smartphone holder

A special gift! With the purchase of any Citizen Bike, we'll toss in a pair of Citizen Socks for your snuggly enjoyment. **Happy dance not included.

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ROME Citizen Bike 16" 1-speed Ultra-Light Folding Bike

An ultra-lightweight folding bike with optional airplane-friendly roller bag.

Ready to roam? Add a dose of fold-up magic to the inspiration to see the world by bike, and alakazam! We present ROME -- a joyful, low-maintenance, travel-ready folding bike.

ROME is an ultra-lightweight 20 lb folding bike that cleverly fits into its own airplane-friendly roller bag. Outfitted with a singlespeed chain, this handy companion is designed for worry-free riding and roaming.

Move over travel-size toothpaste, a travel-size bike is much more fun! Simply land, unfold and you are ready to roll. It’s a folding bike for going and being human.

  -- "This bike is built to fly."

  -- "I hadn't even ridden the bike around the block before a stranger stopped me to ask about it."

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Details and specifications

Frame 16" ultra-lightweight folding frame
Folding Unfolds and ready to ride in seconds. No tools required. Folds up quickly for easy storage or travel.
Assembly Your ROME Citizen Bike arrives practically fully assembled. Just follow the included instructions and you're ready to ride.
Front fork 16" alloy fork with tapered design.
Handlebar Black anodized.
Stem Black anodized, foldable in seconds with built in mechanism. No tools required.
Seatpost Adjustable in seconds with alloy quick release clamp. No tools required.
Saddle Sport saddle standard (Comfort saddle optional)
Gearing 1-speed chain drive.
Brakes Alloy mini V-brakes.
Fenders Not included.
Kickstand Installed, rear mounted.
Folded size 26x27x10 in
Packed size 26x26x10 in
Suggested rider height Suggested for adults and teens (5'0" to 6'0")
Max rider weight Supports riders up to 220 lbs.
Weight 20 lbs / 30 lbs w/ suitcase.
Dropout spacing F/R 75/95mm
Crankarm length 170mm
Length of bike 48 inches
Minimum saddle height 31 inches
Maximum saddle height 38 inches
Wheelbase 35 inches
Seatpost/handlebar distance 21 inches
Minimum handlebar height 34 inches
Maximum handlebar height 39 inches
Pedal to saddle (min) 27 inches
Pedal to saddle (max) 35 inches

Warranty and policies

Detailed warranty information available in FAQs and Policies.

Why Choose Citizen Bike?

Ready to Ride

We don't expect you to be a bike mechanic, so we get everything ready to roll before we fold up and pack your bike. We lovingly install your accessories and tune-up your bike to order right here at Citizen HQ. This saves you a bundle of $$$ and the hassle of getting your bike setup at a shop.

Manufacturer Direct

We only offer our bikes direct -- no big megazonic resellers or unnecessary in-betweens. Just direct from us to you. So our prices don't have any extra fluff. They represent our absolute best effort to get you the most excellent value we can.

Divine design and crazy quality

We've been offering our folding bikes direct for over 15 years -- and we're always innovating and listening. Our customers are our co-pilots. Our designs represent the combined experience of our company and community to bring the best bikes and accessories at incredible prices.

Awesome customer service

Any questions? Hello! We're here! It's us! We're ready to help. Want a recommendation based on your commute, or need some help to get going and being human -- give us a call.

Free socks

We'd give you a hug if we could. So instead, we give you the ultimate utility accessory for your bike -- socks. We love you that much. And here's a virtual hug for good measure 🤗 Happy dance not included.